We encourage the addition of delirious mania to the next edition of DSM.
Delirious mania: detection, diagnosis, and clinical management in the acute setting.
A has delirious mania. Symptoms and signs of mania include labile mood, excessive spending, grandiosity, insomnia, and psychosis together with delirium (marked disorientation, confusion).
Treatment There is no dear consensus on treating delirious mania. Because catatonia is a key feature of delirious mania--whether etiologically or as a prominent sign of the condition--ECT and benzodiazepines are proposed as primary treatments.
These discordant findings are the result of a small number of studies and a lack of understanding of the exact nature of delirious mania.
In light of available data suggesting that ECT and benzodiazepines are preferred treatments for delirious mania, it is noteworthy that Mr.
Delirious mania: can we get away with this concept?
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Delirious mania: clinical features and treatment response.
Clinical features of delirious mania: a series of five cases and a brief literature review.
Quetiapine treatment for delirious mania in a military soldier.
Delirious mania is characterized by inappropriate toileting, denudation, profound lack of sleep, and episodic memory impairment